Tag: law

Commercial and legal awareness in the age of Brexit

If you are interested in developing commercial awareness you can find out a lot about what is appearing in the news all in one place by logging into Westlaw and searching under the Current awareness tab for “Brexit”.   If you

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Introducing… the Barbour health and safety information service

Barbour is an exciting health and safety information service.  Exciting at least for anyone studying construction, health and safety at work, engineering or other subjects where putting the right procedures and working practices into place can be the difference between

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Join the grand criminological tradition

Criminology has enjoyed a long and proud tradition from Enlightenment thinker and opponent of the death penalty, Cesare Beccaria, in the 18th century seeking sweeping reforms of the criminal justice systems of his day to focus on the prevention of crime

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Law referencing drop-in health check with Linda Jones

Are you studying Law?  Linda Jones, our Law Librarian, is holding a referencing drop-in session in Seminar Room 2 (near the Support Services Desk in Area 0A) at 12-2 pm next Wednesday, 2 November.  Bring your Law assignments and referencing worries

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Learning the Law

Starting your studies in Law?  We have many wonderful resources but none so important as Westlaw UK and Lexis Library.  For these we have the support of specially trained student resource representatives, who hold clinics each week and support certification.  Once you graduate, you are unlikely ever to have

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Free referendum information from Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press have made materials freely available to help you inform yourself about the arguments surrounding the upcoming referendum.

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Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act (2000) is here to stay, at least for the moment.  While politicians are renowned for turning their policies around with terrifying alacrity, the the UK Cabinet Office Minister Matt Hancock confirmed in a statement on

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Global Arbitration Review free trial

Free trial of Global Arbitration Review running until 3rd June 2016. The trial uses a username and password available from the Off campus passwords page.

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Digital democracy

According to Walter Benjamin, history is written by the winners.  Should we therefore be worried that copies of parliamentary papers are no longer being given to our national and other legal deposit libraries or that the pdfs published online by TSO (The Stationery

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Referencing support for all!

Your Library can help you find, use and reference information sources regardless of which subject you are studying.  We support both the law referencing system, OSCOLA, and the Pharmacy referencing system, Vancouver, in addition to the APA system used by most other departments.  Just pop

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